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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1973-1975
Size:
23 cu. ft. (46 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 257
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are the official administrative files of the Office of the Director of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1973-1975. Porter M. Kier was appointed to that position on January 14, 1973. For an administrative history of the Office of the Director, see Record Unit 155.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1962-1978
Size:
28 cu. ft. (56 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 309
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists primarily of the official administrative files of the Office of the Director of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1976-1978. The files document Porter M. Kier's tenure as Director of NMNH. Kier was appointed to the position on January 14, 1973. A few records pre-date this period and consist of files ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1981
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence and related materials concerning the search for and selection of a Chairman for the Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1986-1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administration and programs of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) primarily under Director Frank H. Talbot, 1988-1994, and Acting Director Donald J. Ortner, 1994-1995. Included are records on NMNH exhibitions; fund raising; special projects; NMNH departments, divisions, offices, and programs; and relations...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1984-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-143
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of working papers and topical files pertaining to the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) budget during the tenures of Richard S. Fiske, James C. Tyler, Robert S. Hoffmann, and Frank Talbot. Materials include records of grants received by the Museum.

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Dates:
1868-1872
Size:
0.43 cu. ft. (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-178
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a one volume catalogue of minerals, rocks, and natural history specimens from Western and Midwestern territories maintained by the General Land Office.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-108
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a section of the National Museum of Natural History website dedicated to Natural History Research Experiences as it existed on September 15, 2016. The program provides summer research internships for undergraduates. The website includes information about the program, experiences, and application process. It also...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1982-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 533
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, reports, and notes documenting efforts to obtain outside funding for research projects of the NMNH scientific staff. Directors represented include Richard S. Fiske (1980-1985), and Robert S. Hoffmann (1985-1988).

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications from the Elephant Press; design, photographs, and writing by the National Museum of Natural History, Office of Exhibits. Exhibitions highlighted by this series include "Western Civilizations: Origins and Traditions;" "Fossils as Natural Resources;" "Splendors of Nature;" and the Insect Zoo.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-147
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a section of the National Museum of Natural History website that accompanies the "African Voices" exhibition as it existed on August 26, 2016. The web pages include an online exhibition and links to educational resources. Materials are in electronic format.

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